Apr 23 2022
Saturday

Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu, United States

Main Card
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
29-4-0
UD 5

Score cards

  • 47-48
  • 47-48
  • 47-48
UD 5
15-1-0

The tape

33
Age
30
5' 5" / 165 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
66.1" / 168 cm
Reach
71.7" / 182 cm

Tape record

Form
29
Wins
15
15
By KO
1
52
KO%
7
3
By SUB
11
10
SUB%
73
4
Loses
1
2
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2016
33
Bouts
16
76
Rounds
34
5 hours, 25 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 16 minutes

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

-
UFC
-
5
Bellator
2
-
Tapology
-

Kyoji Horiguchi vs Patchy Mix report

Who won Horiguchi vs Mix?

Patchy Mix beat Kyoji Horiguchi by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main card of Bellator 279, on Saturday 23rd April 2022 at Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu.

The scorecards were announced as 48-47, 48-47, 48-47 in favor of the winner Patchy Mix.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

Horiguchi vs Mix stats

Kyoji Horiguchi stepped into the octagon with a record of 29 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Patchy Mix made his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 1 of those win coming by knock out and 11 by submission.

This was Kyoji Horiguchi's 5th fight in Bellator, having made his debut for the promotion in 2019. Patchy Mix marked his 10th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2019.

Kyoji Horiguchi's Bellator record stood at 2-2-0, while Patchy Mix's came in at 9-1-0.

The stats suggested Horiguchi had a massive power advantage over Mix, boasting a 52% knock out percentage over Mix's 7%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Mix had a massive advantage over Horiguchi, boasting a 73% submission rate over Horiguchi's 10%.

Kyoji Horiguchi was the older man by 3 years, at 33 years old.

Mix had a height advantage of 6 inches over Horiguchi. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.

Horiguchi was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 6 years earlier than Mix, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 40 more professional rounds, 89 to Mix's 49.

Horiguchi vs Mix form

Horiguchi had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Sergio Pettis at Bellator MMA on 3rd December 2021 by knockout in the 4th round in their Bellator Bantamweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Kai Asakura at RIZIN 26 on 31st December 2020 by knockout in the 1st round in their Rizin Bantamweight championship fight at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Kai Asakura at RIZIN 18 on 18th August 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Dolphins Arena, Nagoya.

Before that, he had beaten Darrion Caldwell at Bellator 222 on 14th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Bantamweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

He had defeated Ben Nguyen at RIZIN 15 on 21st April 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Yokohama Arena, Yokohama, Japan.

Mix had won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2opponents and going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he was victorious against Magomed Magomedov at Bellator Champions Series: Paris on 17th May 2024 by split decision in their Bellator Bantamweight championship fight at Accor Arena, Paris, France.

Previous to that, he had won against Sergio Pettis at Bellator 301 on 17th November 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round in their Bellator Bantamweight championship fight at Wintrust Arena, Chicago, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Raufeon Stots at Bellator 295 on 22nd April 2023 by knockout in the 1st round in their Bellator Interim Bantamweight championship fight at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.

Before that, he had defeated Magomed Magomedov at Bellator 289 on 9th December 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

He was victorious against Kyoji Horiguchi at Bellator 279 on 23rd April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Patchy Mix had been fighting more than Kyoji Horiguchi.

Going to this contest, Kyoji Horiguchi had last fought 2 years, 7 months and 8 days ago, while Patchy Mix's last outing had been 1 month and 24 days ago.

Horiguchi's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Mix's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

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